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What Causes Creatinine to Increase with FSGS Disease

2013-11-04 13:33

High creatinine level can be also a common symptom for patients with FSGS disease. There is no doubt that every patient with high creatinine level are eager to be treated with efficient ways including healthy diet to lower their elevated creatinine level. But the first thing we should do is to make sure what causes creatinine to increase with FSGS disease.

What causes creatinine to increase with FSGS disease?

If we leave out dehydration, heart problem, too much intake of meat and other factors which influence creatinine level, the appearance of high creatinine level in FSGS is caused by the kidney damage and impaired kidney function.

Also FSGS patients should know that creatinine level will not increase until about 40-50% of kidney function is lost, that is because our kidneys have very strong compensatory ability. FSGS disease is one type of nephrotic syndrome and it is characterized by the immune complexes depositing on glomerular epithelial cells. However, FSGS disease is not easy to be treated, some patients will still experience lots of proteinuria though they are taking the medicines. As to those FSGS patients who do not respond to steroid drugs and immunosuppressive agents, with the continue loss of renal function, the condition will develop kidney failure after 5-20 years.

How to deal with high creatinine level in FSGS disease?

Of course healthy diet should be included in the whole treatment. If you are lack of related diet suggestions, you can email to to tell us more about your condition. From the information mentioned above, we can know that the best way to lower high creatinine for FSGS patients is to repair kidney damage and recover kidney function, in other words, to make kidneys work normally again. In that case, high creatinine level will go back to normal level naturally. You can click The Newest FSGS Treatment: Immunotherapy to learn about what treatment can help you prevent FSGS disease developing kidney failure.

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